Thy Dearest Friend

O troubled heart, behold and see

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [O troubled heart, behold and see]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O troubled heart, behold and see,
What grace divine hast done for thee;
How step by step, it leads thy way,
To endless joy and perfect day.

Look up and praise in new made songs,
Thy God to whom all praise belongs,
On Him rely, on Him depend,
Thy precious Guide, thy dearest Friend.

2 By cooling streams that murmur low,
In dewy meads where flow’rets grow,
He bids thee rest in safety there,
Beneath His kind and gentle care. [Refrain]

3 Tho’ trials oft thy cup may fill,
His watchful eye is o’er thee still;
His loving arms around thee thrown,
He will not leave thee here alone. [Refrain]

4 There is a smile for ev’ry tear,
A blessed hope for ev’ry fear;
Tho’ clouds may veil a stormy night,
Yet joy will greet the morning light. [Refrain]

Source: The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #68

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: O troubled heart, behold and see
Title: Thy Dearest Friend
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Look up and praise in new made songs
Copyright: Public Domain



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Finest of the Wheat Male Chorus #86

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #68

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